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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Quarter-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 23, 1956
Date Finished: November 23, 1956
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA Bobby Joe Morrow
Silver: USA Thane Baker
Bronze: AUS Hec Hogan

Quarter-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Bobby Joe Morrow 21 United States USA 10.3 10.55 QU/=OR
2 Mike Agostini 21 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 10.5 10.75 QU
3 Morrie Rae 21 New Zealand NZL 10.6 10.78 QU
4 Béla Goldoványi 30 Hungary HUN 10.8 10.95
5 Heinz Fütterer 25 Germany GER 10.8 10.99
6 Ray Land 26 Australia AUS 11.0 11.15

Quarter-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Ira Murchison 23 United States USA 10.3 10.55 QU/=OR
2 Abdul Khaliq 23 Pakistan PAK 10.5 10.78 QU
3 Yury Konovalov 26 Soviet Union URS 10.7 10.93 QU
4 Luigi Gnocchi 23 Italy ITA 10.8 10.96
5 Edmund Turton Trinidad and Tobago TTO 11.2 11.37
6 Ben Nduga Uganda UGA 12.8 12.95

Quarter-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Hec Hogan 25 Australia AUS 10.5 10.78 QU
2 Boris Tokarev 29 Soviet Union URS 10.7 10.87 QU
3 Stan Levenson 18 Canada CAN 10.8 10.93 QU
4 Jan Jarzembowski 22 Poland POL 10.8 10.98
5 Edward Ajado 27 Nigeria NGR 10.9 11.02
6 Ken Box 25 Great Britain GBR 11.3 11.45

Quarter-Finals Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Thane Baker 25 United States USA 10.4 10.62 QU
2 Manfred Germar 21 Germany GER 10.6 10.80 QU
3 Marian Foik 23 Poland POL 10.6 10.83 QU
4 Leonid Barteniev 23 Soviet Union URS 10.6 10.84
5 René Bonino 26 France FRA 10.8 10.96
6 Roy Sandstrom 25 Great Britain GBR 10.9 11.03